Director Of Estimating
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by K. Hovnanian Homes
As our Director of Estimating, you will manage the the National Estimating Department in accurately establishing estimates for the homebuilding operations and local business units nationwide. You will be responsible for developing estimating methodologies to be used across the company and develop appropriate tracking mechanisms for material/unit validation. You will manage base house and option take-offs for new plans and communities. Work with architecture team on plan redlnes needed to facilitate accurate take-offs. Deliver timely and accurate take-offs/quantities to business unit. Project coordination related to all Estimating related activities. Conduct weekly team meetings, manage workflow and deadlines for Estimating team members. Act as the primary liaison with construction field teams. Create and present reports to senior management.
Ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree and at least 5-7 years of estimating experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of framing methodology and the ability to visualize real-world installation/application from two dimensional frame and engineering drawings. The ability to meticulously review construction drawings with an emphasis on detailed analysis and comprehension required. Knowledge and experience in JD Edwards and PlanSwift a plus. Successful candidate must maintain a valid drivers license.